Elon Musk startup shows monkey with brain chip implants playing video game | Elon Musk

The billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s brain-chip startup released footage on Friday appearing to show a monkey playing a simple video game after getting implants of the new technology. The three-minute video by Neuralink shows Pager, a male macaque with chips embedded on each side of its brain, playing Mind Pong. Continue Reading

Importance of Application Security and Customer Data Protection to a Startup – Tempemail

When you are a startup, there are umpteen things that demand your attention. You must give your hundred percent (probably even more!) to work effectively and efficiently with the limited resources. Understandably, the application security importance may be pushed at the bottom of your things-to-do list. One other reason to Continue Reading

Napster sold to London startup MelodyVR in surprise $70m deal | Technology

A British music tech startup has struck a surprise $70m (£53m) deal to buy Napster, one of the pioneers of the music streaming revolution. MelodyVR, which films and streams gigs fans watch with virtual reality headsets, is taking over Rhapsody International, which operates as Napster and is owned by Nasdaq-listed Continue Reading

Amazon plans to retain 900 staff from self-driving car startup Zoox – Finance- Tempemail

Amazon plans to create at least US$100 million in stock awards to retain the 900-plus employees of Zoox, the self-driving car startup it offered to buy last month, and can walk away from the deal if large numbers of them turn down job offers from the technology giant. Amazon, which Continue Reading

Security Flaw in Health Startup Exposed User Accounts and Medical Information | Tempemail

Sourced from LogBox. LogBox, a South African medical data startup that claims it is an “absolutely secure” way to replace paper forms and documentation in sharing patient data with doctors, has exposed user accounts and sensitive patient data following a lapse in security. Anurag Sen, a security researcher, found an Continue Reading

Apple acquires startup aimed at managing corporate Macs, iPads – Software- Tempemail

Apple has acquired Fleetsmith, a San Francisco-based startup company whose technology helps businesses manage Apple’s Mac and iPad devices among their employee bases. The move is a push by Apple into the mobile device management industry, a category of business software dominated by players such as Microsoft and VMware. Fleetsmith Continue Reading

Data centre chip startup Ampere to release more powerful processor – Hardware- Tempemail

Ampere, the data centre chip startup led by former Intel executives and backed by Oracle, on Tuesday announced a more powerful processor in its efforts to court cloud computing customers. The Santa Clara, California-based company said its new chip, the Altra Max, will have 128 computing cores, up from the Continue Reading

Scaling Security: From Startup to Unicorn- Tempemail

Building a small company’s security team is a unique challenge. Budgets are tight. Hiring is difficult. And security typically rests on the shoulders of one individual…and it might not be their only role.  At [email protected] 2019, Jon Evans, columnist at TechCrunch, interviewed three security leaders who joined companies at various Continue Reading

SA Startup Making Waves with New COVID-19 Tracing Tech | Tempemail

Sourced from Forbes. A South African startup has launched a cheap approach to contact tracing in efforts to help with coronavirus measures. Contact tracing is a method of tracking used in countries like the United Kingdom, Singapore and South Korea to aid in containing SARS-CoV-2 infections. The tracing is able Continue Reading

Self Driving Startup Argo AI Raises $2.6 Billion Investment From Volkswagen- Tempemail

German automaker Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) has closed its $2.6 billion investment in Argo AI, the Pittsburgh-based self-driving startup disclosed in a blog post on Tuesday. Argo, founded in 2016 by Bryan Salesky and Peter Rander, is now jointly controlled by Volkswagen and Ford Motor Co (F.N), which made an initial Continue Reading